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Annette Bening, Music managers, Drama podcast review

Annette Bening on Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool; the changing role of the music manager; and John Naughton with his pick of the best drama and readings podcasts.

Annette Bening discusses her role as Oscar-winning actress Gloria Grahame in Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool, the story of the real-life romance between Grahame and a struggling young actor from Liverpool.

As the Music Managers Forum celebrates 25 years with its annual Artist and Manager Awards tomorrow, John looks at what makes a good music manager and how the role has changed since the '60s - with Ed Sheeran's manager Stuart Camp, Regine Moylett and Niamh Byrne who look after Gorillaz and Blur, and Wham!'s manager Simon Napier-Bell. We also hear from musicians Emeli Sandé and Sir Paul McCartney.

Tracks is an award-winning podcast from Radio 4 drama. Pete Naughton reviews the second series of the conspiracy thriller and considers the wider landscape of drama and readings podcasts.

Presenter John Wilson
Producer Jerome Weatherald.

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30 minutes


  • Annette Bening

    Duration: 08:31

  • Music Managers

    Duration: 13:32

  • Podcast Review

    Duration: 07:35

Annette Bening

Annette Bening
Jamie Bell and Annette Bening
Photo credit: Lionsgate

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool is on general release
from 16 Nov, cert 15

Main image: Annette Bening and Jamie Bell
Photo credit: Lionsgate



Podcast review Pete Naughton’s top 3 drama and readings podcasts

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Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Annette Bening
Interviewed Guest Stuart Camp
Interviewed Guest Regine Moylett
Interviewed Guest Niamh Byrne
Interviewed Guest Simon Napier-Bell
Interviewed Guest Emeli Sande
Interviewed Guest Paul McCartney
Interviewed Guest Pete Naughton
Producer Jerome Weatherald



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